Subject: Re: modular X.org work
To: Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org>
Date: 10/17/2005 22:53:29
On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 09:13:22AM +0200, Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai wrote:
> -On [20051016 21:54], Jaromir Dolecek (jdolecek@NetBSD.org) wrote:
> >> Yes, there are a lot of packages in GNOME, but IMHO, it's better.
> >> Everything is more modular, which is a good thing for applications: they
> >> can have a clean dependency tree without pulling in "bloat".
> >This saving is mostly theoretical. Even if there would be some
> >minor space-saving, the Gnome case pretty much shown that such
> >spitted system gets out of control very quickly. Don't make same
> >mistake, please.
> Most of the time when you look at the gnome applications their chain of
> dependencies pulls in the whole kit and kaboodle anyway, thus negating any
> possible advantage of splitting things up.
> Is that what you meant Jaromir?
Yes - thanks :)
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.cz/
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